Pronouns are words that can take place of a noun (e.g. I, you, she, them) and they are used quite often in the English language. When speaking about a person, pronouns imply the persons gender - such as "he" to refer to a man. Making assumptions about which pronouns to use on a person are not always accurate.
Asking and using someone's correct pronouns is a way to create an inclusive learning environment where all students can be respected.
This page will provide a brief overview of personal pronouns and why they matter. For a more extensive resource, please visit www.mypronouns.org
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